Allied Warships

HMS Yezo (FY 829)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 829 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched7 Feb 1924 
CommissionedNov 1939 
End service 
Loss position53° 30'N, 13° 55'W

The British ms trawler HMS Yezo (FY 829) lost on in position 53° 30'N, 13° 55'W.

History

Completed in March 1924.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1939.
Displacement: 301 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Became a wreck dispersal vessel in February 1944.

Foundered west of Ireland in position 53º30'N, 13º55'W on 5 October 1950.

 

Commands listed for HMS Yezo (FY 829)

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CommanderFromTo
1Skr. Ernest William Swan, RNR4 Mar 194021 Jun 1940
2Skr. Leonard George Pillar, RNR21 Jun 1940late 1940

3Ch.Skr. James Duthie, RD, RNR11 Feb 194113 Dec 1941 (+)
4T/Skr. John Samuel Walker, RNR18 Dec 1941mid 1943

5T/A/Lt.Cdr. Kenneth Hatton Eglin Dagnall, RNR10 Jan 1944mid/late44
6J C G Gibson, RNRmid/late44late 1945

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